Archive - set 2005

setembro 26th

Still Stalemated on Industrials

Original Publication Date: 
25 September, 2005
The United States and the European Union on Friday asked Brazil and India to agree to a 'Swiss' formula with two coefficients one for the industrialized countries and one for the developing countries to cut industrial tariffs

Falling Short on Agriculture in Paris

Original Publication Date: 
25 September, 2005
Trade chiefs of the new 'quad' grouping of nations the United States, the European Union, Brazil and India failed to make headway in reconciling their positions in agriculture

?Quad? Progresses In Principle

Original Publication Date: 
25 September, 2005
Paris 'Quad' trade members from the United States, the European Union, Brazil and India were able here last Friday to conclude their meeting on an optimistic note after an exchange of figures by the United States and the European Union to be eventually plugged into a tariff-cutting formula in the market access pillar of Doha Development Agenda

setembro 25th

WTO members still far apart on NAMA

Original Publication Date: 
24 September, 2005
The differences among members on these issues were as wide as before the WTO's summer break, with the countries reiterating their known positions

setembro 23rd

WTO Agriculture: Dynamite quotes from Congress, USTR, Ag Secretary on US agenda

Original Publication Date: 
22 September, 2005
Highlights on the best of the best and also has a transcript based on Public Citizen's notes of the entire hearing

WTO agriculture chair indicates change in approach

Original Publication Date: 
22 September, 2005
The week of agriculture negotiations at the World Trade Organisation ended a day earlier than scheduled, due to lack of any new 'movement' by the major members.

setembro 22nd

Tough Going on NAMA Formula Talks

Original Publication Date: 
21 September, 2005
The chairman of the Doha Development Agenda market access negotiations for industrials yesterday made some headway in jump-starting negotiations on a tariff-cutting formula - but sharp differences exist on details between the 'Friends of Ambition' led by the United States and the so-called 'ABI'

BRAZIL and NAMA: Government debates but no decision yet on tariff cuts for WTO

Original Publication Date: 
21 September, 2005
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TARIFAS - Governo debate, mas n?o define proposta de corte de tarifas para OMC

Original Publication Date: 
21 September, 2005
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USTR Portman Backs Congress in Rejecting EU Call to Turn Food Aid Into Cash Transfers

Original Publication Date: 
21 September, 2005
U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman on Sept. 21 rejected calls being made by the European Union to agree in the ongoing Doha Round of World Trade Organization talks to convert U.S. food aid into cash payments, saying that he would fight to maintain the current system.